The first table below looks at the demand for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 129 106 135
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +29
Contract jobs citing VBScript 14 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.55% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 1.41% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 8
Average daily rate £375 £410 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +15.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £320 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.06 £32.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+4.78% +49.42%
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1222 922 1406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.74% 39.20% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 519 777
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 57 105
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £16.57 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
VBScript
England

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -14 6 £325 -31.57% 2
Bristol -15 2 £475 +35.71% 6
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript.

1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 8 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (33.33%) UNIX
3 8 (33.33%) .NET
3 8 (33.33%) VMware
4 7 (29.17%) Finance
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle
4 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
4 7 (29.17%) HP
4 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) Web Development
5 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (25.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
6 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Selenium
7 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 4 (16.67%) ISEB
7 4 (16.67%) XML
8 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 3 (12.50%) ClearCase
8 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (12.50%) SAS

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) IIS
1 3 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) Essbase
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (12.50%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
1 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Business Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Web Development
1 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (12.50%) User Stories
4 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) OOP
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
1 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.50%) VB
3 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) C
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) ISEB
4 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) XenApp
3 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (4.17%) MOM
4 1 (4.17%) WMI
4 1 (4.17%) SCCM
4 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) HP
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 3 (12.50%) Symantec
4 3 (12.50%) McAfee
4 3 (12.50%) Sophos
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (4.17%) Altiris
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